What age in GA can a child decide which parent to live with?

What age in GA can a child decide which parent to live with?

14In all custody cases in which the child has reached the age of 14, Georgia law gives that child the right to select the parent with whom he or she desires to live.

Can I move with my child if there is no custody agreement?

If you have never been married to the father and there is no court order about custody, then you can move out and take your child with you. You do not need court permission to move out with your child. But the father can file a paternity case at any time, and then try to get custody and parenting time or visitation.

Can a father terminate his parental rights in Georgia?

Under Georgia Law, a parent may voluntarily surrender their parental rights. A parent may decide that it is in the best interests of the child, so that the child can receive the care of someone else.

Does custodial parent have more rights?

Physical and Legal Custody Often, however, the custodial parent shares "legal custody" of the child with the non-custodial parent. "Legal custody" includes the right to make decisions about the child's education, religion, health care, and other important concerns.